Imagine having to look at 139,000 photos, and decide if they’re mostly of grass, trees, or hard surfaces.
That’s what a team of researchers has spent the past few months doing, as part of the project Where should all the trees go? An investigation of the impact of tree canopy cover on socio-economic status and wellbeing in LGAs (NY16005).
It follows on from the 2014 report Where are all the trees? – which created Australia’s first national baseline measurement of tree canopy cover – and will update and compare those figures for each of Australia’s 139 urban Local Government Areas. More